Spicy Italian sauté

Prep 10 min
Total 30 min
Makes 4 Servings



2 tsp
500 g
spicy Italian sausages, cut into 1/2 in. diagonal slices
onion, sliced
1/4 cup
tomatoes, sliced into wedges
red bell pepper, sliced
1/4 cup
slices of focaccia bread


  • HEAT a large frying pan over medium. Add oil, then sausages. Stir often, until sausages turn dark golden, about 5 min. Move sausages to side of the pan, then add onion. Cook until onion starts to soften, about 3 min.
  • POUR in wine and cook until wine is absorbed, 2 to 3 min. Add tomatoes and red pepper. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes and peppers are soft, 8 to 10 more min. Stir in basil and season with pepper. Serve on warm focaccia slices.


Calories 294, Protein 3 g, Carbohydrates 9 g, Fat 20 g, Fibre 2 g, Sodium 789 mg.

Wine Pairings

Pair it with: A complex blend of reds.
A stylish blend of shiraz, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc, Clancy’s delivers lashings of ripe forest berries, rich mocha and spicy oak. All in all, a great pairing for this sausage and veggie dish.

Our pick: Peter Lehmann Clancy’s Red Barossa, Australia, $18.

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